Bodega Bay is a town in Sonoma County, California, United States. The town, located along State Route 1, is on the eastern side of Bodega Harbor, an inlet of Bodega Bay on the Pacific coast. Bodega Bay is a shallow, rocky inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the coast of northern California in the United States. It is located 40 miles northwest of San Francisco and 20 miles west of Santa Rosa. Bodega Bay borders Sonoma County to the north and Marin County to the south. Bodega Bay is a marine habitat used for navigation, recreation, and commercial and sport fishing. Bodega Bay is protected on its north end from the Pacific Ocean. The San Andreas Fault runs parallel to the coastline and bisects Bodega Head, which lies on the Pacific Plate; the town of Bodega Bay is on the North American Plate. The village of Bodega Bay sits on the east side of Bodega Harbor. While visiting bodega bay we invite you to stay at the Chanslor Ranch, please book directly on www.chanslorranch.com.